By Sue Brink, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast Public Affairs
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $7.5 million contract Aug. 15 to 3E Consultants, Inc., a small business out of Orlando, Fla., for hazardous material and waste management services in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and the Caribbean.
"This contract will assist us [NAVFAC Southeast] in providing continued environmental compliance support to Navy and Marine Corps installations throughout the Southeast and in the Caribbean," said Brendon Lockard, NAVFAC Southeast Solid and Hazardous Waste section head. "The contract will provide technical expertise in meeting hazardous waste, pollution prevention, and Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act regulatory requirements."
Work under this contract will provide for professional services for hazardous material and waste management and will support various environmental programs including: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Regulated Medical Waste; Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act; Pollution Prevention; Polychlorinated Biphenyls; Asbestos-Containing Materials; Lead-Based Paint; Hazardous Material (HM) including HM database management and Consolidated Hazardous Material Reutilization and Inventory Management Program; Unexploded Ordnance and the operational range program; Low Level Radioactive Waste; Other Environmental Liabilities program, Environmental Management System, and miscellaneous environmental programs.
All work under this contract will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilities within the NAVFAC Southeast area of responsibility including, but not limited to Florida (60 percent), Georgia (20 percent), Alabama (10 percent), South Carolina (five percent) and the Caribbean (five percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2018.
The first task order, in the amount of $21,774, was awarded for Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) reporting at Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, Ga. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by September 2014.
"The entire NAVFAC team works hard to review contracts before they go out for bid to see if they are a fit for our small business program," said Nelson Smith, NAVFAC Southeast small business manager.
NAVFAC establishes target goals each year for Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and Women-Owned Small Business categories.